Hypophytala henleyi

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Hypophytala henleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Hypophytala
Species: H. henleyi
Binomial name
Hypophytala henleyi
(Kirby, 1890)[1]
  • Epitola henleyi Kirby, 1890
  • Phytala henleyi

Hypophytala henleyi, the Grose-Smith's flash, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria (south and the Cross River loop), Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic and the western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


  1. ^ Hypophytala at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Epitolina